Bushwick Open Studios, Tiki Disco, Rubulad – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (5/28–6/03)

There are more events in our weekly calendarSubmit Greenpoint events, too!

WEDNESDAY 5/28
* Artists, Writers, Dreamers, and Thinkers @ Brooklyn Art Library (103A North 3rd St) 7pm, FREE, James Gulliver Hancock, the artist behind All The Buildings in New York, shares his latest book, RSVP
* Poker Philanthropy Fundraiser @ TBA Brooklyn (224 Franklin St) 7:30pm, FREE / $100 buy-in, Play Texas Hold-Em to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project, More info
* 7th Annual Druid Underground Film Festival @ Spectacle Theater (124 South 3rd St) 8pm, $5, DUFF screening are infused with themes of surrealism and obsession to create a truly unique theatre experience, RSVP

THURSDAY 5/29
♦ Ginger Rivera Opening Reception @ Yashar Gallery (276 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, FREE, Atmospheres and other recent works, RSVP
☺ The “Free Pizza” Pizza Show
@ Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, FREE, A comedy show tribute to the greatest food on earth, featuring five short plays about pizza, More info
* Choreography @ Knockdown Center (52-19 Flushing Ave) 8pm, $15, Michou Szabo premieres a new evening length dance work created for the vaulted panoramic structure of the Knockdown Center, Buy tix

FRIDAY 5/30
Push, Pull, Plow @ Idiosyncracy (976 Grand St) 6pm, FREE, Works by Bushwick artists Andrew Jilka, Chris Willcox, and Evan Reehl Ryer, RSVP 
Performancy Forum @ Panoply Performance Lab (104 Meserole St) 7pm, $5–$15 suggested, Old and new artists converge to present current works-in-performance, RSVP
* The Sochi Project @ UnionDocs (322 Union ave) 7:30, $9, Join filmmakers Rob Hornstra and Arnold van Bruggen as they offer an alternative perspective and in-depth reporting on this remarkable region that sits at the combustible crossroads of war, tourism, and history, More info
Welcome to Grave Country @ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $10, Grave Country is a small, haunted corner of the world, home to shadow puppetry, poetry, disgruntled country music, and more, Buy tix
Acoustic Formulae @ Reverse Space (28 Frost St) 8pm, $5, Brings together a group of sound artists who work with formulas as outsets for improvisation, More info

SATURDAY 5/31
Bushwick Open Studios @ All of Bushwick, all day, FREE, Brooklyn’s largest annual art event, More info
* Local Organic: New Works by the Greenpoint Writers Group @ Word (126 Franklin St) 6:30, FREE, North Brooklyn’s finest artisanal writing collective returns with the 8th installment of their powerhouse reading series, RSVP
* Slideluck Bushwick III @ Sandbox Studio (154 Morgan Ave) 7pm, FREE, A multimedia slideshow combined with a potluck dinner, More info
Queer Detainment Empowerment Project Benefit @ Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St) 8pm, $10, With Homewreckers / Gay Panic / BIG HUGE / Little Waist / Penguin, RSVP
♫  Rubulad: Mysteries of the Deep @ Paper Box (17 Meadow St) 9pm, $10/$20, With music from Les Sans Culottes / Friend Roulette / DJ Reagonomics / DJ Mike Simonetti, plus art, visuals, cabaret, films, and more, RSVP

SUNDAY 6/01
* Live + Sound + Cinema Brunch Screening @ Nitehawk (136 Metropolitan Ave) 11:15am, $16, See Fritz Lang’s science-fiction masterpiece Metropolis with a live score by Black Lodge, More info
* In God We Trust Sidewalk Sale @ In God We Trust (Franklin St & Greenpoint Ave) 12pm, FREE, Local businesses will be selling overstock, vintage miscellany, furniture, clothing, and more, More info
Tiki Disco Season Opening @ The Well (272 Meserole St) 2pm, $10, With Eli Escobar / Lloydski / Andy Pry, Buy tix
* Brooklyn Auction Barn @ The Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 4:30pm, FREE, Vintage items including furniture, art, collectables, lamps, decor; opening bids from $5 to $100, More info
* UnionDocs‘ Toñita’s Screening @ Windmill Studios (287 Kent Ave) 7:30, $12, Toñita’s is a portrait of the last Puerto Rican social club in South Williamsburg, a celebration of the community the Caribbean Club holds together, and a love letter to “Nuyorican” culture, Buy tix

MONDAY 6/02
Williamsburg Spelling Bee 
@ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 7pm, FREE, A real adult spelling bee, hosted by Bobbyblue & Jen Dziura, More info
* Buying Into Brooklyn: A Crash Course for First-Timers
 @ Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) 7:30, $10, A crash course from Brooklyn Based on everything you need to know about buying a home, Buy tix
* Greenpoint Heights Trivia Night
 @ Greenpoint Heights (278 Nassau Ave) 8pm, FREE, Win shots, bar tabs, and the satisfaction of crushing your foes, More info

TUESDAY 6/03
* Nothing But the Truth So Help Me God @ Spoonbill & Sugartown (218 Bedford Ave) 7pm, FREE, Readers include Karen Lynch / Heather Kristin / Christie Coombs / Kim Festa / Rita Henley Jensen, More info
Bromance Records Night @ Output (74 Wythe Ave) 10pm, $15 advance, With Brodinski / LOUISAHHH!!! / Club Cheval, Buy tix

* Greenpointers’ Pick
♫ Music
♥ Pheremones Likely
♦ Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
# Foodie Event

About Oriana

Oriana is a writer, editor, and hipstorian [sic] who is kind of obsessed with Brooklyn. She is the author of "Brooklyn Spaces: 50 Hubs of Culture & Creativity" (Monacelli, 2015) and creatrix of the website of the same name. She is the events editor for Brokelyn, QNS, and Greenpointers, and her writing has appeared on Slate, Atlas Obscura, New York Post, Matador, Hyperallergic, Gothamist, Curbed, Brooklyn Magazine, Brooklyn Based, and more. Follow her at @orianabklyn.

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  1. We wanted to mention that metal Brooklyn band We Are All Savages are performing at Pine Box Rocks this Saturday! One of our members lives in Greenpoint!

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